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  Ben Hogan Golf Club - Golfio.com
As the company enters it's 52nd year they are proud to introduce an exciting new line of Ben Hogan drivers, fairway metals, irons, wedges, balls and accessories to meet the needs of every golfer but they will never forget the great heritage behind the golf equipment brand and where it all began.
In 1968, Ben Hogan often said that one of the most important components of a golf equipment is the shaft.
Ben Hogan Golf company introduces the first constant weight taper-tip steel shaft called the "Apex." Softer in the long irons, firmer in the short irons, it is hailed as the most consistent shaft in golf.
www.golfio.com /golf_equipments/benhogan_golf.html   (463 words)

  
  Ben Hogan Golf Legends - Ben Hogan Bio
Hogan was, by most accounts, the greatest golfer of his time, and still stands as one of the greatest of all time.
Ben Hogan on many occasions, as if by means of justifying this behaviour, said how he would have loved to have been ‘one of the boys’ and join the others in the grill, swapping tall stories and ‘beefing’ it up with galleries.
Hogan was dominating the tour but his immediate future was being shaped by a few men unacquainted with Hogan, in Berlin and Tokyo.
www.golflegends.org /ben-hogan.php   (2570 words)

  
  Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan was by most accounts the greatest golfer of all time.
Ben Hogan was known to practice more than any other golfer in history and believe that a great golfer is forged by practice not naturally born into talent.
Ben Hogan's "Five Lessons, Modern Fundamentals of Golf" is perhaps the most widely read golf tutorial which is often plagerized by modern "swing gurus." The "Five Lessons" written after his prime, demonstrated his clear command and knowledge of the mechanics of the golf swing which.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/be/Ben_Hogan.html   (352 words)

  
 Ben Hogan - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Ben Hogan - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Hogan, Ben (1912-1997), American professional golfer, who won more than 60 tournaments and is considered one of the greatest golfers of all time....
American professional golfer Ben Hogan stunned the golfing world when he entered tournaments less than a year after he suffered severe injuries in...
encarta.msn.com /Ben_Hogan.html   (96 words)

  
 Ben Hogan at AllExperts
Hogan's watershed 1953 season, in which he won five of the six tournaments he entered and the first three Major Championships of the year (a feat known as the "Hogan Slam", still stands as perhaps the greatest single season in the history of professional golf.
Hogan was unable to enter — and possibly win — the 1953 PGA Championship (to complete the Grand Slam) because its play (July 1-7) overlapped the play of the British Open at Carnoustie (July 6-10), which he won.
But when Ben Hogan shocked and amazed the golf world by returning to tournament golf only 11 months after his accident, and, amazingly, took second place in the 1950 Los Angeles Open after a playoff loss to Sam Snead, he was cheered on by ecstatic fans.
en.allexperts.com /e/b/be/ben_hogan.htm   (1559 words)

  
 ESPN.com - CLASSIC - SportsCentury biography of Ben Hogan
A man dedicated to the game, Bantam Ben (a nickname he disliked as he didn't think of himself as small at 5-foot-9 and 160 pounds) was obsessed with practice, proud of the control he gained over the golf ball.
William Benjamin Hogan was born on Aug. 13, 1912 in Dublin, Texas, the third child of Clara and Chester, the village flsmith.
Hogan retired with 63 tournament victories, third all-time to Snead's 81 and Nicklaus' 70.
espn.go.com /classic/000719benhogan.html   (1326 words)

  
 Ben Hogan Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Hogan was born in Dublin, Texas, on August 13, 1912, to Chester and Clara Hogan.
In 1937, Hogan and his wife, Valerie (whom he married in 1935), were down to their last $5 when he won $380 at the PGA tournament in Oakland, California.
Hogan was again the top money winner in 1946, and two years later became the first golfer to win three majors in the same year: the Western Open, the National Open, and the U.S. Open.
www.bookrags.com /biography/ben-hogan   (1739 words)

  
 Ben Hogan ::Company
As the company enters its 52nd year we are proud to introduce an exciting new line of drivers, fairway metals, irons, wedges, balls and accessories to meet the needs of every golfer but we will never forget the great heritage behind the brand and where it all began.
Hogan founded this Company with the vision that the amateur player would appreciate a set of precisely matched golf clubs built to "the most exacting tolerances modern machinery will allow." Prior to this, such a standard was only produced for touring professionals.
Hogan called the standard pitching wedge in sets of clubs that he manufactured "Equalizer" because he believed the wedge completed or "Equalized" the set.
benhogan.visualconceptsinc.com /company/index.html   (854 words)

  
 ESPN.com: Hogan majored in courage
William Benjamin Hogan was born Aug. 13, 1912 in Dublin, Texas, the son of the village flsmith.
Hogan was even better in 1953 at the age of 41 when he won five of six tournaments, including three majors -- the Masters, U.S. Open and the British Open (in his only appearance in this tournament).
Hogan, who was diagnosed with colon cancer surgery in 1995 and suffered from Alzheimer's disease, died at age 84 on July 25, 1997 in his home in Fort Worth.
espn.go.com /sportscentury/features/00014232.html   (1182 words)

  
 Grissom's - Ben Hogan Biography
Ben Hogan began by delivering newspapers but quickly discovered, at the tender age of twelve, that caddying at the local Glen Garden Country Club (a position that was also shared by one Byron Nelson) provided more in the way of remuneration than did tossing periodicals.
Ben Hogan’s mastery of the game came along with what he called his “secret.” Hogan never fully divulged just what his secret was, but many believe it to be a combination of weakening his left grip and swinging with a more clock-like motion.
Hogan was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1995 and, suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, died at the age of 84 in his home in Fort Worth on July 25, 1997.
www.grissoms.com /hogan.php   (610 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Ben Hogan: An American Life: Books: James Dodson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hogan was (and remains) one of the most enigmatic sports figures ever but the reader should come away with a different opinion of the man after reading the book.
Hogan's physical recovery in 1950 was not the first time that he overcame travail to achieve success in the golfing world.
Hogan was also required to overcome professional doubt as he attempted to succeed on the fledgling professional golf tour.
www.amazon.ca /Ben-Hogan-American-James-Dodson/dp/0767908635   (2190 words)

  
 Ben Hogan ::Company
Hogan founded this Company with the belief that the amateur player would appreciate a set of precisely matched golf clubs built to "the most exacting tolerances modern machinery will allow." Prior to this, such a standard only existed for touring professionals.
A. Click here to view the Ben Hogan apparel line and locate the retailer nearest you.
Hogan called the standard pitching wedge in sets of clubs that he manufactured "Equalizer" because he believed the wedge completed or "Equalized" the set.
www.benhogan.com /company   (753 words)

  
 Ben Hogan's Secret golf book by Bob Thomas - golf books for golfers
Thomas’s meticulous research and deep empathy for Hogan have allowed him to intertwine the more well-known events of the legend’s career with the fictionalized yet completely believable emotions, conversations, and, most importantly, secrets of one of golf’s most private and misunderstood men.
Throughout this moving book, the reader develops a true appreciation for the hurdles that Ben Hogan, the poor caddie from Texas, had to overcome to become Ben Hogan, the greatest professional golfer in history.
Even though Ben Hogan’s “Secret” is fiction, it’s fair to say that the insightful pen of this skilled novelist gives us as credible a version of the actual secret as we’ll likely ever have.
www.travelgolf.com /kiel31.htm   (394 words)

  
 Ben Hogan Photo, Ben Hogan Collectible, Ben Hogan One Iron, Ben Hogan Photograph, Ben Hogan Print
Perhaps the most prized Ben Hogan collectible is the photo of the legendary golfer in the fairway on the final hole of the 1950 U.S. Open.
This golf photo of Ben Hogan is a stirring representation of all the remarkable qualities of the sport.
Whether you’re a casual golf follower or the most diehard of fanatics, this Ben Hogan photo inspires an emotional response that is hard to find in sports images.
www.golfsartgallery.com /ben_hogan_1_iron.htm   (319 words)

  
 Ben Hogan's Golf Swing Fundamentals
Ben Hogan stated in his book Five Lessons, The Modern Fundamentals Of Golf, that movements of the golf swing are a chain action.
To learn what Ben Hogan really did, I paid little attention to what other instructors said about Hogan's swing, although I studied them to see if anything of value was there (there was nothing), and I didn't even pay much attention to what Hogan said in his books.
One last comment—while Ben Hogan's swing is by far the best that I have ever seen, due to backswing improvements Tiger Woods made in 1997-1998, I feel his short iron swings (not his harder swings) have begun to bridge the gap that stood between Hogan's swing and all others.
www.cegolf.com /history.htm   (1113 words)

  
 Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan won 71 professional tournaments, 63 on the PGA tour.
Hogan's single British Open was made in his only Open appearance.
Ben Hogan hit every fairway and all 18 greens in regulation on the way to a very easy looking 67.
www.oldclubs.com /Ben_Hogan.cfm   (199 words)

  
 Ben Hogan Golf debuts three distinct new putters designed by Bettinardi
The new Ben Hogan Golf putters range from the $500 SS Series to a center-shafted version of the popular Baby Ben model.
Ben Hogan Golf is introducing three new putters designed by Bob Bettinardi, including the SS Series, the Hawk and the center-shafted Baby Ben.
Hogan Golf, a division of the Top-Flite Golf Co., said each of the new Ben Hogan by Bettinardi putters is made from a solid piece of metal and goes through a series of precise manufacturing operations to achieve the final, desired head shape.
www.pga.com /equipment/equipment-showcase/hogan021805.cfm   (292 words)

  
 Ben Hogan Golf’s new BH-5 irons are designed for playability
The new BH-5 irons from Ben Hogan Golf are developed for newer players and those seeking more forgiveness in their games.
Ben Hogan Golf is introducing the BH-5 iron, what it called its "most forgiving iron design" to date, which incorporates the performance, feel and looks of a traditional Hogan iron, with improved playability for newer players and those who are looking for more forgiveness in their games.
The new BH-5 Irons, according to the company, have a cast, perimeter-weighted stainless steel head with sleek styling that remains true to the Ben Hogan heritage of iron design.
www.pga.com /equipment/equipment-showcase/hoganbh5122804.cfm   (461 words)

  
 BEN HOGAN Single Irons & replacement individual golf clubs : Lost Golf Clubs & Irons : Club Scouter in San Antonio ...
3 iron 1992 Ben Hogan Apex Forged with steel stiff shaft
5 iron 1992 Ben Hogan Apex Forged with steel stiff shaft
Hogan Magnum Sand Wedge with stiff steel shaft
www.clubscouter.com /golf-clubs/ben-hogan-single-irons-&-replacement-individual-golf-clubs/1   (932 words)

  
 PGA.com Value Guide, the National Standard For Ben Hogan Golf Club Values and Information
Hogan’s tour career was full of victories, with his first taking place at The Hershey Open, in 1938.
Hogan win an impressive 5 tournaments including a string of 4 in a row, for an entire decade Mr.
Hogan rode a wave of victories that has forever secured his place in the halls of golf history.
valueguide.pga.com /detail-exec/brand/2665/b/Ben   (210 words)

  
 Ben Hogan ~ James Dodson ~ eBookMall ~ eBooks
Ben Hogan was a short, trim, impeccably dressed Texan whose fierce work ethic, legendary steel nerves, and astonishing triumph over personal disaster earned him not only an army of adoring fans, but one of the finest careers in the history of the sport.
Hogan captured a record-tying four U.S. Opens, won five of six major tournaments in a single season, and inspired future generations of professional golfers from Palmer to Norman to Woods.
As Hogan grew into a giant on the pro tour, the combination of his cool outward demeanor and invincible, laser-guided accuracy on the golf course froze formidable opponents in their tracks.
www.ebookmall.com /ebooks/ben-hogan-dodson-ebooks.htm   (699 words)

  
 eBay - Product Info - eBay — Ben Hogan, Golf Clubs and Baby Ben items on eBay.com.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hogan’s tour career was full of victories, with his first taking place at The Hershey Open, in 1938.
Hogan win an impressive 5 tournaments including a string of 4 in a row, for an entire decade Mr.
Hogan rode a wave of victories that has forever secured his place in the halls of golf history.
product.ebay.com /Ben-Hogan-Baby-Ben-Putter-Golf-Club_W0QQfvcsZ1901QQsoprZ45077016   (902 words)

  
 Ben Hogan Apex Tour Golf Ball Test
With the introduction of the Ben Hogan Apex Tour and return of the Hogan brand to the golf ball category, we feel that Spalding has produced a winner.
Ben Hogan himself would have approved of the classy packaging and all around performance of this golf ball.
Additional information on the Apex Tour golf ball and Ben Hogan Golf can be found on their website at www.benhogan.com.
www.equip2golf.com /reviews/golfballs/ben_hogan_apex.html   (828 words)

  
 Ben Hogan's Golf Swing
Jim Hardy considers Ben Hogan to be a model one plane swinger.
Ben Hogan's spine angle was fairly upright for a one plane swinger.
In this article I walk through, frame by frame, Ben Hogan's one plane swing and Tiger Woods two plane swing and point out how amazingly similar they were, while at the same time being very unique.
www.oneplanegolfswing.com /oneplanemembers/Ben_Hogan   (188 words)

  
 Golf Pictures Ben Hogan, Golf Memorabilia
The print is accompanied by a Ben Hogan signed lithograph of the same image.
Hogan hit his tee shot over the lip of a dangerous quarry, leaving 220 yards to the small, well-protected green.
Ben Hogan photograph with replica signature, framed and matted with replica scorecard.
www.theezycatalog.com /golf_picture_ben_hogan_autographed.htm   (1153 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
William Benjamin (Ben) Hogan, professional golfer, was born in Stephenville, Texas, on August 13, 1912, the second son and third child of Chester and Clara (Williams) Hogan.
The diminutive Hogan, nicknamed "Hawk" for his ferocious concentration on the golf course, was a relatively late bloomer as a pro.
Hogan was drafted in March 1943 and initially assigned to Fort Worth Army Air Field as a physical-training instructor.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/HH/fhoak.html   (1510 words)

  
 Nine Holes With Ben Hogan | The Sand Trap
Nine-time major winner Ben Hogan is certainly one of professional golf's most interesting characters who, through force of his own will, crafted a swing and a legacy that will be appreciated as long as golf is played.
Of the golf swing Hogan said, "Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.
Valerie Hogan, Ben's wife said of Hogan's integrity, "When the Ben Hogan Company's first batch of irons came out in 1954, he took one look at those golf clubs and said, 'Throw 'em away.' To him, the irons weren't right."
thesandtrap.com /archives/profiles/nine_holes_with_ben_hogan.php   (563 words)

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